The Lot @ Union Kitchen: Free Weekly Performances

Beginning Saturday August 31st and running through November 2nd, The Lot @ Union Kitchen will host an open-air Fall concert series every Saturday from 5 pm- 10 pm, featuring $5 beer and wine and food from the nearly 50 businesses who operate out of Union Kitchen. Concert admission is free and will feature a both local and out of town bands. The Lot @ Union Kitchen is beer garden meets open air bazaar meets concert in the park venue. Come visit The Lot @ Union Kitchen Lot located at 1100 Third Street, NE. For more information about this concert series, click here.

 Rhythm in NoMa Concerts

Rhythm in NoMa is a free live concert series organized by NoMa BID. The popular concert series runs Thursdays and Fridays throughout the summer. This year, enjoy evening concerts on five Thursdays throughout the summer, and lunchtime concerts on eight Fridays at Union Center Plaza. Connect with business partners, family and friends while listening to a variety of popular musical styles, from Motown to funk to quiet jazz ensembles. Follow @NoMaBID for weather updates and vendor announcements.

Evening concerts will be held on the following Thursday evenings, from 6-8 p.m. at the Union Kitchen Lot at Third and L Streets, NE. Vendors from Union Kitchen will sell wine, beer and tasty eats, including crafts and art. Sidewalk chalk and games for children. Free raffles and giveaways. Concert lineup:

  • May 30: Johnny Artis (R&B/Variety)
  • June 27: Raddy and the Cats (Jazz/R&B) CANCELED DUE TO RAIN
  • RESCHEDULED July 11: Raddy and the Cats (Jazz/R&B)
  • July 25: Sin Miedo (Salsa)
  • August 29: Miguel Aubertin (Reggae)
  • September 26: Sam’O (Reggae) CANCELED AND RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, OCT 24 at 1150 First Street, NE

Hosted by Union Kitchen, a shared commercial kitchen space for food entrepreneurs that is located on Congress Street, NE. More at

Rhythm in NoMa Lunchtime Concerts

Join us for 8 weeks of music every Friday from June 7 to August 2 (NO CONCERT ON JULY 5) at Union Center Plaza, at 810-840 First Street, NE. Concerts will be held from 11:30-1:30 on the following Fridays:

  • June 7: Johnny Artis (R&B/Variety) CANCELED (RAIN)
  • June 14: Ten Feet Tall (Funk)
  • June 21: The Pantones (Steel Drums)
  • June 28: Sam’O (Carribean)
  • July 12: Miguel Aubertin (Reggae) CANCELED (RAIN)
  • July 19: Liz Briones (Latin Jazz)
  • July 26: Annie Sidley (Soul)
  • August 2: Raddy & the Cats (Jazz/R&B)
  • August 9: Johnny Artis (R&B/Variety)

Sponsored by Union Center Plaza Management Corp., First Potomac DC Management, and Harbor Group Management.

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